Category: Health

ageism

Ageism

Ageism is a combination of prejudicial attitudes towards older people, old age, and the aging process; discriminatory practices against older people; and institutional practices and policies that perpetuate stereotypes about elderly people. (Footnote:  Butler, R. N. (1969)....

How to Keep Track of What Your Doctor Tells You

  Using This Simple Technique Will Empower You A meeting with a doctor whether in an office, hospital room or ER can be overwhelming for many reasons: stress, anxiety, limited time and medical jargon....

shoe knew

Shoe Knew?

I’ve been a runner for 39 years and for approximately 20 of those years I’ve been a trail runner. I have been extremely fortunate not to have suffered any injuries (aside from an occasional...

Build Your Financial Team

How to Become a Member of Your Own Medical Team

By Professor Sharona Hoffman This article first appeared on HealthyAging.net and is re-posted here with permission. On October 15, 2013 my husband, at the age of 55, learned that he has Parkinson’s disease. He had had...